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Orson Byron Lowell (American, 1871-1956) She decides to engage him at his own price as a resident French tutor for her children... Si

Auction:
3217T
Lot:
1123
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
Discovery - 3217T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 13, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Orson Byron Lowell (American, 1871-1956)

"She decides to engage him at his own price as a resident French tutor for her children..." Signed "Orson Lowell" l.r., identified and dated "...1910" in an exhibition label affixed to the frame backing paper. Pen and ink on paper/board, sight size 21 1/2 x 15 1/4 in., framed. Condition: Foxing, staining, toning, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: The collection of Frederic and Jean Sharf, Massachusetts and Florida.

N.B. The exhibition label on the frame backing paper indicates that the drawing was published in LIFE magazine.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Orson Byron Lowell, Frederic Sharf, Jean Sharf, Book collecting, Foxing, Orson Lowell, Papermaking

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